[pam-per] /ˈpæm pər/
verb (used with object)
to treat or gratify with extreme or excessive indulgence, kindness, or care:
to pamper a child; to pamper one’s stomach.
Archaic. to overfeed, especially with very rich food; glut.
to treat with affectionate and usually excessive indulgence; coddle; spoil
(archaic) to feed to excess
late 14c., “to cram with food,” probably from Middle Dutch (cf. West Flemish pamperen “cram with food, overindulge;” dialectal German pampen “to cram”), probably from frequentative of root of pap (n.1). Meaning “to overindulge” first attested 1520s. Related: Pampered; pampering.
[pahrk] /pɑrk/ noun 1. an area of land, usually in a largely natural state, for the enjoyment of the public, having facilities for rest and recreation, often owned, set apart, and managed by a city, state, or nation. 2. an enclosed area or a stadium used for sports: a baseball park. 3. a considerable extent […]
/ˌəʊvəˈpɑːtɪd/ adjective 1. (of a performer) having been cast in a role that is beyond his or her abilities
[per-tik-yuh-ler, puh-tik-] /pərˈtɪk yə lər, pəˈtɪk-/ adjective 1. of or relating to a single or specific person, thing, group, class, occasion, etc., rather than to others or all; special rather than general: one’s particular interests in books. 2. immediately present or under consideration; in this specific instance or place: Look at this particular clause in […]
[noun oh-ver-pas, -pahs; verb oh-ver-pas, -pahs] /noun ˈoʊ vərˌpæs, -ˌpɑs; verb ˌoʊ vərˈpæs, -ˈpɑs/ noun 1. a road, pedestrian walkway, railroad, bridge, etc., crossing over some barrier, as another road or walkway. verb (used with object), overpassed or overpast, overpassing. 2. to over or traverse (a region, space, etc.): We had overpassed the frontier during […]